Example sentences for: inscription

How can you use “inscription” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Your name or other inscription of your choice will be engraved on a plaque and.

  • The inscription over the archway reads, “Cidade do nome de Deus, não ha outra mais leal” (“City of the Name of God, None is More Loyal”) — a bit of praise attributed to Portugal’s King John IV in the 17th century.

  • A stone pillar, now set in a pit and protected by railings, bears an inscription said to date from a.d. 913, but as it is normally wrapped in cloth you’re unlikely to see it.

  • The word colophon has undergone several metamorphoses since its earliest appearance in the 17th century: it originally referred to the inscription at the end of a book identifying its basic bibliographic information, that is, title, author, subject, publisher, date and place of publication, in other words, the information today found on the title page.

  • I quickly wrote a personal inscription in the book--"Best regards from the real Peter Maass"--and he smiled and thanked me.


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